10 Pesewas, Issued by, Ghana, 1967
Mint not recorded

Obverse Description

At centre within circle of beads, cocoa beans; around, GHANA . FREEDOM AND JUSTICE .

Reverse Description

At centre, arms of Ghana, a shield divided into four by a St. George Cross, at centre of cross the lion of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, in the quarters, crossed ceremonial swords, castle and sea (representing the Presidential palace at Accra, a cocoa tree and a gold mine; the shield dividing the date 1967; around, TEN PESAWAS

Edge Description



After the overthrow of the CPP government, the military government decided to replace the existing currency, which bore Nkrumah's portrait, with one without his portrait. The New Cedi (N¢), as it was called, was introduced on 17th February, 1967 to replace the 1965 cedi at a rate of ¢ 1.20=N¢ 1.00

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